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SNEAK PEEK: Viva Las Vegas
The Democratic debate in Las Vegas tonight just may be the most-anticipated showdown the city has since the Mayweather-De La Hoya fight in May and features almost as much pre-event build-up and hype as that boxing match did. What can we say about the Dust Up in the Desert that hasn't already been
Congress Has Left The Building. Now What?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OBAMA WEIGHING EXECUTIVE ACTION ON IMMIGRATION: With Congress unable to reach an agreement on how to address the nation’s immigration dilemma, President Obama is studying a range of actions that he could take to ease the humanitarian crisis at the...
The Note: Through A PRISM Darkly
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES SPIES LIKE US: The National Security Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have been tapping into the servers of major Internet companies to collect audio, video, photographs, e-mails and other documents under a program code-named PRISM, ...
Not Obama's First 'Rodeo' (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES CASHING IN: Just five months after winning re-election, President Obama is shaking the money tree in California, kicking off his effort to boost the Democratic Party’s coffers ahead of the 2014 midterm elections, ABC’s MARY BRUCE notes. Obama lent ...
Firing Lines: Dems Grab Post-Vote Momentum, Legislative Hiccups Aside
Something in the psychic energy of Washington appears to have changed with the passage of health care reform. The scattered instances of threatened violence only underscore the messy part of being in opposition to something that’s now the law of the land.
The Arena: New Strategies Looking Like Old Strategies
It’s just a signature. But it comes with a price, for all involved -- and, for once, you don’t need the Congressional Budget Office to provide an estimate.
Hollow Squares: Health Care Summit Mostly Offers View of What's Next
Yes, the health care summit is on White House home turf. But really what President Obama needs is to play a different game -- since this one’s been going on a while, and we're pretty sure we know how it ends (or doesn't).
McCain Rival Hayworth: Birther Questions About 'Identity Theft'
Former Rep. J.D. Hayworth yesterday launched his primary bid against Sen. John McCain.
Soft Center: Bayh’s Shocker Leaves Dems With Few Good Lessons
By Rick Klein : Sixty, we hardly knew ye. And now we get to think about 50? Sen. Evan Bayh’s bombshell may or may not swing control of the Senate, and his timing may or may not have made it more difficult for stunned Democrats to hold on to his seat in Indiana. But it slams Democrats in a